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Jul. 15, 2014

Hershey Announces a Price Increase, Preliminary Second Quarter Results and Updates 2014 Outlook

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Jul. 08, 2014

Hershey to Webcast Second-Quarter Conference Call

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Jun. 05, 2014

The Hershey Company Recognized for Sustainability Efforts in 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings

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May. 21, 2014

Hershey Joins with World’s Largest Cocoa and Chocolate Companies in CocoaAction Initiative

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May. 20, 2014

The Hershey Company Announces A Big Comeback: Krackel Bar Is Back!!! The Classic Milk Chocolate With Crisped Rice Bar Is Once Again Available In A Full-Size Offering

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May. 19, 2014

The Hershey Company Showcases Category-Leading Innovations At NCA Sweets & Snacks Expo

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May. 15, 2014

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Now Available in Brazil

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May. 06, 2014

HERSHEY LEARN TO GROW Program Improves Farmer Livelihoods, Expands Supply of Certified Cocoa

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May. 01, 2014

Hershey’s Third CSR Report Reveals Company Ahead of Schedule for Goals

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Apr. 28, 2014

Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends

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July 15, 2014

Hershey Announces a Price Increase, Preliminary Second Quarter Results and Updates 2014 Outlook

HERSHEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 15, 2014-- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced an increase in wholesale prices across the majority of its U.S., Puerto Rico and export portfolio. A weighted average price increase of approximately 8 percent across the company's instant consumable, multi-pack, packaged candy and grocery lines is effective today. These changes will help offset part of the significant increases in Hershey’s input costs, including raw materials, packaging, fuel, utilities and transportation, which the company expects to incur in the future. “Over the last year key input costs have been volatile and remain at levels that are above historical averages,” said Michele G. Buck, President, North America, The Hershey Company. “Commodity spot prices for ingredients such as cocoa, dairy and nuts have increased meaningfully since the beginning of the year. Given these trends, w...

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